Alphagan Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution

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Allergan India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Alphagan Z 0.1% w/v Eye Drop

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333.98
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Alphagan Z Eye Drop

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Uses of Alphagan Z Eye Drop

Alphagan Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Alphagan Z Eye Drop

Common

Headache, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Burning sensation in eye, Conjunctival hyperemia , Fatigue, Stinging in the eyes, Drowsiness, Eye itching, Allergic reaction in eye.

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How to use Alphagan Z Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Alphagan Z Eye Drop works

Alphagan z 0.1% ophthalmic solution decreases the pressure in the eyeball by decreasing the formation of aqueous humor (clear watery fluid filling the space in front of an eyeball ).

In Depth Information on Alphagan Z Eye Drop

Expert advice for Alphagan Z Eye Drop

  • Helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • For best results, put one drop 2-3 times daily in the affected eye(s).
  • Alphagan z may cause allergic reaction in the form of eyelid swelling, eye discomfort, foreign-object sensation, redness and itching. Notify your doctor if any of these occur.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop. This minimizes the risk of side effects.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Remove contact lenses before using Betagan and allow at least 15 minutes before re-inserting them.
  • When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-15 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alphagan Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alphagan Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Alphagan Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

To reduce the amount of Alphagan Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Alphagan Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution may cause blurred or abnormal vision. This effect may seem worse at night or in reduced lighting and this may affect the ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alphaga
n Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alphaga
n Z 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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If you miss a dose of Brimonidine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions for Alphagan Z 0.1% w/v Eye Drop

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Yes, Alphagan is a trade name of drug Alphagan z
Alphagan z or Alphagan z tartrate is a sympatomimetic drug and not a beta blocker/steroid
Yes, feeling fatigue is a very common side effect of Alphagan z. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect
Alphagan z causing this side effect is very rare. It may be because of overdose of other alpha2-agonists. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect
It reduces the intraocular pressure by reducing the amount of fluid in the eye.
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